We would like to thank all our parents and pupils for your co-operation and support. By working together to keep each other safe you have played a vital role in ensuring that our school can reopen safely. The contribution of many people, working together has ensured that we are returning to school on Monday April 12th for Term 3.
Please read the key points below in conjunction with our dedicated Covid-19 Info page and sign the Parental Declaration Form for the children from Junior Infants to Sixth Class returning on April 12th.
As part of the protocol for returning to school, parents are required to complete the Return to School Declaration Form below or email in respect of children returning to school after any absence from school.
You can fill the form in the link below or email email@example.com stating the name and class of your child with the following declaration in the body of the email:
Declaration: I have no reason to believe that my child has infectious disease and I have followed all medical and public health guidance with respect to exclusion of my child from educational facilities.
The following are key reminders for Parents and Children which should be read in conjunction with our Covid-19 page on the school website.
- It is important not to congregate at or near the school; before or after school, for drop off and collections. Communication with the school must take place by phone or online.
- Please ensure children are not dropped at the school before 9.20a.m.
- Staggered collections will start at 3.05p.m. for Mrs Meeneghan’s Class; 3.07p.m. for Ms Brogan’s Class; 3.10p.m. for Ms Lynott’s/Ms Lynn’s Class and 3.12p.m. for Mr Brennan’s Class.
- Please do not organise play dates or home visits.
- Please see school policy in relation to children with symptoms of Covid-19 by following the link below.
- Do not send children to school if they are close contacts of a person with Covid-19, are awaiting a test or are experiencing symptoms of Covid-19.
- Do not send children to school if they are identified as a close contact of a confirmed case of Covid-19 or if they live with someone who has symptoms of the virus.
- Do not send pupils to school if they have travelled out of Ireland; in such instances you are advised to consult and follow latest Government advice in relation to foreign travel.
- Please cooperate with any public health officials and the school for contact tracing purposes and follow any public health advice in the event of a case or outbreak in the school.
Please find below links to letters from Minister for Education Norma Foley and DCMO Ronan Glynn on the phased re-opening of school.